Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out the information below to explore your options and resources at UW and outside, and check back in for updates on upcoming information sessions and other timely news!

Upcoming Application Deadlines


March 1st

Foreign Policy Association Student Essay and Video Competition

The Foreign Policy Association is holding a film and essay contest with a range of cash prizes and a funded trip to New York with an invitation to the FPA centennial celebration’s Spring Dinner. Essays should be no longer than 750 words, and film entries should be no longer than five minutes. Each category will have three awards (making for six total awards). The first place winner will receive $1,500 and the trip to New York and Spring Dinner invitation, second and third prize will both receive a $500 prize. The official contest posting is available here. The contest is open to both graduate and undergraduate students, and information about the Foreign Policy Association as an origination can be found here. The submission deadline is March 1st, 2018.



A Look Ahead to Yearly Programs

September 1st

Korean Government Scholarship Program

The Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students, with the aim of promoting international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries. Scholarships are available for Masters and Doctors programs. Read more here!


September 6th

Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program is aimed at a group of highly qualified young Americans in a variety of professional fields. It is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. The Program provides stipends, language training and individualized professional placement in Asia for fifteen to eighteen young Americans each year. Read more here!

Meet with a real person!

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January 5th

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC including leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing on international security and diplomacy issues. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience by contributing to the efforts of nonprofit, public-interest organizations working on peace and security issues. The deadline for the Fall 2018 semester is January 5 for a full-time, six to nine month fellowship.

January 17th

Global Health Corps Fellowship 

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. They offer a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement — start your application today!